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Delaware Approves Continuing Education Alternatives For Pesticides And Nutrients Following COVID Struggles

The Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) is offering extensions and COVID credit exemptions for individuals who have exhausted all options in earning their continuing education credits needed to maintain their nutrient management or pesticide certifications.




Delaware Announces Grant Program for Contract Poultry Growers Impacted by COVID-19

The Delaware Department of Agriculture is administering the program and will be accepting applications until December 1, 2020.




Delaware Secretary of Agriculture on Importance of Maintaining Food Supply Chain During State of Emergency

DOVER (March 18, 2020) – Maintaining the supply of food and fiber for our citizens, especially during times of an emergency, is of paramount importance. Our poultry industry plays a critical role in feeding our citizens and supplying an abundant, healthy source of protein. “It is extremely important that the entire vertically integrated chain of […]




Delaware Farmers’ Markets Continue to Grow in Popularity

Governor Carney declares Delaware Agriculture Week January 13 through January 17, 2020 DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney and the Delaware Department of Agriculture on Thursday announced Delaware farmers’ markets hit an all-time high sales record of $3.28 million in 2019. The announcement comes during the 15th Annual Delaware Agriculture Week held at the State Fairgrounds in Harrington, a week-long conference that covers […]




Delaware Electric Cooperative and the Delaware Department of Agriculture launch new grant program

The Delaware Department of Agriculture has partnered with the Delaware Electric Cooperative to launch a new irrigation grant program to help Delaware farmers install environmentally friendly irrigation systems.







 Pages Tagged With: "farmers"

Delaware Approves Continuing Education Alternatives For Pesticides And Nutrients Following COVID Struggles

The Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) is offering extensions and COVID credit exemptions for individuals who have exhausted all options in earning their continuing education credits needed to maintain their nutrient management or pesticide certifications.




Delaware Announces Grant Program for Contract Poultry Growers Impacted by COVID-19

The Delaware Department of Agriculture is administering the program and will be accepting applications until December 1, 2020.




Delaware Secretary of Agriculture on Importance of Maintaining Food Supply Chain During State of Emergency

DOVER (March 18, 2020) – Maintaining the supply of food and fiber for our citizens, especially during times of an emergency, is of paramount importance. Our poultry industry plays a critical role in feeding our citizens and supplying an abundant, healthy source of protein. “It is extremely important that the entire vertically integrated chain of […]




Delaware Farmers’ Markets Continue to Grow in Popularity

Governor Carney declares Delaware Agriculture Week January 13 through January 17, 2020 DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney and the Delaware Department of Agriculture on Thursday announced Delaware farmers’ markets hit an all-time high sales record of $3.28 million in 2019. The announcement comes during the 15th Annual Delaware Agriculture Week held at the State Fairgrounds in Harrington, a week-long conference that covers […]




Delaware Electric Cooperative and the Delaware Department of Agriculture launch new grant program

The Delaware Department of Agriculture has partnered with the Delaware Electric Cooperative to launch a new irrigation grant program to help Delaware farmers install environmentally friendly irrigation systems.